Dejan Levec

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How to speed up loading of your website

Is your website slow? Do you even realize that it could load faster? Every webmaster tries to make web sites faster, so people will get better user experience. But there are few tricks that not everyone is aware of. [b]How to improve loading speed?[/b] – cache static content (pictures, javascripts, css files) – remove ETag […]

Convert video to FLV with PHP

[b]How to convert video to .flv with php so that it can be played by Flash Player?[/b] This is a simple approach to converting videos to .flv with PHP. For example, users are allowed to upload videos, and then you can play it by Flash Player. [b]Installing FFmpeg[/b] Probably you already have PHP installed, so […]

VPN or how to access US sites abroad

If you live outside US you cannot watch Hulu/CBS/etc. videos on demand because you need US IP. The other reason to use VPN is a secure connection to VPN provider. So your ISP doesn’t know what are you browsing until you are connected to VPN. There is some free and some payable services. Payable usually […]

Essential security tips for servers

In this tutorial you will find out some of the necessary steps to secure you VPS or dedicated server. 1. First thing you need to do is to change your root password. Connect to server with SSH and type: [quote]passwd[/quote] Then type in your new password, press enter, and retype it again. 2. It’s not […]

Setting Charset on an Apache Server

[b]How to demand from an Apache Server to serve pages with a specific encoding?[/b] You will ask this question sooner or later if you are making web sites. Probably sooner if you are dealing with non-ASCII characters. There are a lot of charsets in the world, from ones that support most languages to ones that […]